The 25 Best Places to Live in the U.S. for Quality of Life
When deciding where to put down roots, many factors are in the eye of the beholder, such as climate, politics, or proximity to extended family.How do they define "best"? It's impressively scientific. They begin by looking at the job market (i.e., low unemployment) but balance that against average salaries--not only will you get a job there but it will pay well. Then they compare local cost of living with average local incomes to determine whether most people who live in the city can afford to have comfortable lives.